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Island on the edge of the world : the story of St Kilda

Author: Charles Maclean
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006, ©1972.
Series: Canongate classics, 42.
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For more than 2000 years the people of St Kilda remained remote from the world. Its society was viable, even Utopian; but in the nineteenth century the island was discovered by missionaries, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Maclean
ISBN: 9781841957555 1841957550
OCLC Number: 123372915
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: xii, 191 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Canongate classics, 42.
Other Titles: Story of St Kilda
Responsibility: Charles Maclean ; afterword by Margaret Buchanan.

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"'A story like a marvellous pebble, wet from the sea, strange and comic like all things out of step with time, sad as the old songs the women sang, splendidly told...' Sunday Times 'A fascinating Read more...

 
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